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http://laprochaineseance.free.fr/ (Beat the devil - 1953) Acteurs : Humphrey Bogart Gina Lollobrigida Jennifer Jones Realisateur : John Huston Duree : 1h30 Genre : Aventure, Comedie
Topic: beat the devil Humphrey Bogart Gina Lollobrigida John Huston
Film Noir
by John Huston
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eye 167,055
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This is a DVD image. Beat the Devil This movie has not become a cult classic for nothing. Among its other merits, it is one of the few films where a film noir is mixed with a comedy. It’s a whose who of actors of it’s vintage and is directed by John Huston. It stars Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida, Robert Morley and Peter Lorre.
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Topics: Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida
Film Noir
by Edward Small
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favorite 88
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Four robbers hold up an armored truck getting away with over a million dollars in cash. Joe Rolfe (John Payne), a down-on-his-luck flower delivery truck driver is accused of being involved and is beaten up by the local police. Released due to lack of evidence, Joe, following the clues to a Mexican resort, decides to look for the men who set him up and get revenge.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 26 reviews )
Topics: Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery, pdmovies
Film Noir
by Edward Small
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An ex-con trying to go straight is framed for a million dollar armored car robbery and must go to Mexico in order to unmask the real culprits.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
Film Noir
by Mort Briskin, Samuel H. Stiefel
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After borrowing $20 from his employer's cash register, an auto mechanic is plunged into a series of increasingly disastrous circumstances which rapidly spiral out of his control.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 10 reviews )
Topics: Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery, Mickey Rooney, Peter Lorre
Film Noir
by Aubrey Schenck, James T. Vaughn
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Port of New York is a 1949 film shot in semidocumentary style. The film is notable for being Yul Brynner's first movie. The film tells the story of a customs and treasury agent out to stop the distribution of opium, that came in on a ship in the Port of New York but was smuggled off by drug dealers. The leader of the drug dealers is the suave Vicola (Brynner).
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Topics: Semidocumentary, Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Yul Brynner
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Film Noir
by Milton H. Bren
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Fred MacMurray and Claire Trevor are caught in Mexican dope-smuggling ring, fearing each other is involved, but both undercover agents. Cast includes Raymond Burr. For more info on this film see its IMDB.com entry
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Topics: crime, adventure
Film Noir
by Break Wind Studios
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http://imdb.com/title/tt0041368/ Thelma Jordon (Barbara Stanwyck), late one night, shows up in the office of married Assistant DA Cleve Marshall (Wendell Corey). Before Cleve can stop himself, he and Thelma are involved in an illicit affair. But Thelma is a mysterious woman, and Cleve can't help wondering if she is hiding something. Thelma has a plan up her sleeve that will ruin Corey if his love for her and his own weakness win out. Thelma has a heart and a conscience. She comes to love Cleve,...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews )
Topics: Crime, mystery, Barbara Stanwyck
Film Noir
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The action begins when a car occupied by the corpse of a sleazy private detective glides down a hill and winds up in front of a police station. (The title of the film stems from the fact that police stations used to have green lights at the entrance.) Currently (2010-02-23) the movie is rated 7.2 at the IMDB ! Some of the stars are William Gargan, Carole Landis, John Ireland, Charles Russell, and Don Beddoe. Althought this film was already on this site, those who didn't want to download 4...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 28 reviews )
Topics: William Gargan, crime, drama, noir, murder, mystery, police, reporters, John Ireland, Charles...
Film Noir
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A noirish detective yarn. The script is by Roy Huggins. Please be aware that the video quality is poor.
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Topics: Roy Huggins, detective
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Film Noir
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Story of a young woman's obsessive love. Evelyn (Anne Baxter), an emotionally unstable woman, stays at the home of her doctor Dan Proctor (Scott McKay). She meets and falls in love with the doctors brother Douglas, but he is already happily married. Evelyn decides she will break up the marriage. Mystic Nights Videos
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Topics: Anne Baxter, Ralph Bellamy, Aline MacMahon, Ruth Warrick, Scott McKay, Marie McDonald, Jerome...
Film Noir
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Steve McQueen stars in a gritty, downbeat, and sometimes savage heist movie that features a gang of very psychologically warped men and a story that's based on an actual crime. Warning: this film is devoid of humor, wit, cheerfulness, glamor, and mercy. It's grim to the brim. Some will find that viewing it is an unpleasant experience. This movie is in the public domain. Video-Cellar wrote: The film was originally published without a notice, but most prints currently in circulation are later...
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Topics: Steve McQueen, Crahan Denton, David Clarke, bank robbery, heist, Saint Louis, St. Louis, pdmovies
Film Noir
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A college basketball star collaborrates with organized crime and becomes involved in 'point shaving.' A sportswriter tries to get him back on the right track
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Topics: 1950s, Noir, John Ireland, Crime
Film Noir
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A reporter hears that a famous actress is dying in a hospital after being hit by a car. She goes to the hospital to interview the actress, who tells the reporter that her wealthy fiance, who was killed in an accident several years before, was actually murdered. Before long the reporter finds herself in a web of corruption, mental illness and murder.
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Topics: Film-Noir, Crime, Crime Drama
Film Noir
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Check out the IMDb page for this film for more details. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0049932/
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Topics: Film-Noir, Crime, Chuck Connors
Film Noir
by Mort Briskin, Robert Smith
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Robert Young plays Jeff Cohalan, a young man whose wife was murdered while they were on their honeymoon, and who is plagued by strange accidents and visions of her death. He meets a beautiful young woman on a train, Ellen (Betsy Drake), and it becomes apparent that the two are very attracted to one another. Ellen soon learns about Jeff's past and is quickly drawn into his strange dark world, even when she begins to realize that Jeff may be much more dangerous than he seems.
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Topics: Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
Film Noir
by Aubrey Schenck
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This post-World War II suspense thriller sets off an emotional roller coaster after the psychologically fragile wife of a POW (Anabel Shaw) witnesses a brutal murder from a hotel window while waiting to be reunited with her husband (Frank Latimer). By the time he arrives, she's nearly comatose with shock. The hotel's psychiatrist (Vincent Price) is called in to help Film noir classic, noted for its dark themes, stark camera angles and high-contrast lighting.
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Topics: Horror, Thriller, Film-Noir
Film Noir
by L.B. Merman, William H. Pine, William C. Thomas
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A film noir shocker, based on the story Nightmare by Cornell Woorlich, in which average Joe Vince Grayson (De Forest Kelley) dreams he murders someone and wakes up to find it may not have been a dream. This is worth it for the clever plot twists alone.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews )
Topics: Film-Noir, Mystery, De Forest Kelley
Film Noir
by Edward J. and Harry Lee Danziger
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The plot is about a shadowy group called the Crusaders, which has been organizing itself into a power center. Its poster shows a handsome Aryan lad against the waving American flag. Their slogan, "Join The Crusaders -- Fight for America!". The implication is clear...the Crusaders will be against anyone who doesn't look, sound or believe the way that Aryan poster boy does. When a columnist is killed while looking into the Crusaders, Howard Malloy finds himself appointed a special...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Film Noir
by Fritz Lang
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"Sultry woman's boyfriend has her hook middle-aged clerk for his money, leading first to ironic and then tragic complications. Second of a pair of closely related middle class nightmares directed by Fritz Lang. (Remake of Jean Renoir's 1931 French film, La Chienne.)" - noir expert Spencer Selby
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Topics: Drama, Noir, Mystery
Film Noir
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An engrossing suspense film with Mickey Rooney, Peter Lorre, and Jeanne Cagney. Needing money for a date, Rooney borrows $20 from the cash register, starting a chain of events that includes car theft, burglary, and possibly murder. (Yes, that is Jack Elam in the bar scene.) Read more at the IMDB . (The video is interlaced in both the MPEG2 file and the Cinepack. If viewing with VLC, deinterlace with menu-path Video/Deinterlace/Blend.) This is a better copy than the previous versions that were...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 17 reviews )
Topics: suspense, noir, crime, Mickey Rooney, Peter Lorre, Jack Elam
Film Noir
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[2016-09-17 An upgraded version has been uploaded. The "MPEG4" file is the smallest file, and it's the source file. Download it if your player can handle h.265 (HEVC).] Lizabeth Scott and Arthur Kennedy are a couple who receive a satchel full of money that was intended for someone else (Dan Duryea). He wants to turn the cash over to the authorities; she wants to keep it---no matter what the consequenses: "Jane, Jane, what's happening to us---what's happening. The money sits down...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 19 reviews )
Topics: noir, suspense, murder, crime
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DeForest Kelley in a Cornell Woolrich story. This is a better copy than what is already on this site.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: suspense, thriller, murder, mystery, noir
Film Noir
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Edmond O'Brien and Frank Lovejoy pick up a hitch-hiker (William Talman) who turns out to be an insane escaped convict. The mpeg2 file is ready to be loaded into dvdAuthorGUI to create a DVD to watch on your television.
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Topics: suspense, terror, hitch-hiker, murder, convict
Film Noir
by Lewis Milestone
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"Man is waylaid by chance in old home town, meets a girl down on her luck and a turbulent couple with whom he shares a dark childhood secret. Significant noir melodrama focusing on provocative, intermingling relationships of neurotic love, guilt and fear." - noir expert Spencer Selby Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Lizabeth Scott, Kirk Douglas (his first film), Judith Anderson, Roman Bohnen, Darryl Hickman. 115 min.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 19 reviews )
Topic: Martha Ivers, Lewis Milestone, Stanwyck, Kirk Douglas
Film Noir
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A man arrested for bank robbery escapes and tries to track down the real culprits. You can find out more at IMDB.com .
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Topics: bank robbery, framed, suspense
Film Noir
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Lawrence Tierney plays an unreformed, hardened criminal who has just been released from prison. While working at his brother's gas station, he becomes very interested in the armored car that makes regular stops at the bank across the street. If you enjoy heist films, watch this. Tierney was perfect for this type of role. The IMDB entry is here.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 12 reviews )
Topics: crime, robbery, armored car, noir
Film Noir
by Felix E. Feist
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"Tough cop helps his lover cover up the shooting of her wealthy husband. Mainstream noir, primarily distinguished by its acting and San Francisco visuals." - noir expert Spencer Selby Cast: Lee J. Cobb, John Dall, Jane Wyatt, Lisa Howard. 81 min.
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Film Noir
by Edgar G. Ulmer
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"Adolescent believes that his widowed mother's suitor may have murdered his father. Stylish cheapie by the recognized master of stylish cheapies." - noir expert Spencer Selby
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 10 reviews )
Topic: film noir, Ulmer
Film Noir
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In San Francisco, a woman tries to track down her husband, who is hiding from a killer and from the police. The IMDB entry is here .
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 13 reviews )
Topics: noir, crime, suspense, thriller, murder, witness
Film Noir
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    How's that for a title? Lawyer Raymond Burr (seeming very much like Perry Mason) brilliantly defends Angela Lansbury, who seems certain to be found guilty of murdering her husband, who was Burr's best friend! Instead of spoiling it for you, I'll just say that a couple of surprises lie ahead for him. It's a wonder this film was allowed to become p.d. Don't miss it. Also appearing are Dick Foran, John Dehner, Lamont Johnson, and Denver Pyle. You can load the mpeg2 file into DVDAuthorGUI (a...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 25 reviews )
Topics: murder, lawyer, Raymond Burr, noir, thriller, Angela Lansbury, Perry Mason, Dick Foran, John...
Film Noir
by Seymour Nebenzal , Philip Yordan
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When beautiful Mary (Ava Gardner) returns home to her "whistle stop" home town, long-standing feelings of animosity between two of her old boyfriends leads to robbery and murder.
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Topics: Drama, Crime, Film-Noir, Ava Gardner
Film Noir
by Bryan Foy
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The film tells the story of the U.S. Treasury Department who, with the aid of a counterfeiter, try to track down and stop of counterfeiting ring. The counterfeiter, Tris Stewart (Lloyd Bridges) serving time in prison, is released under the agreement that he will assist in the capture of the phoney money printers.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topics: Semidocumentary, Drama, Crime, Film-Noir, Lloyd Bridges
Film Noir
by Boo
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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0047878/ Police captain Peterson (Robert Middleton) storms into the office of police Lt. Leonard Diamond (Cornel Wilde) critical of Diamond's spending exorbitant amounts of the city budget and his own personal money in an attempt to arrest a crime boss Mr. Brown (Richard Conte). Peterson says it is a waste of time trying to find something incriminating to bring Mr. Brown to justice because his crime combo does business without accounting books, and furthermore...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 18 reviews )
Topic: syndicate, crime, Cornel Wilde, Brian Donlevy, film noir, Lee Van Cleef, Earl Holliman, Robert...
Film Noir
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favorite 55
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An atmospheric little noir starring Charles Russell and Mary Beth Hughes. Fritz Leiber, Sr. (father of the famous author) has a cameo as a seer or psychic. "You're very pretty ... when those lips aren't moving." (Yes, it's noir. See the Wikipedia entry and this. ) The IMDB entry is here. This print seems to be complete and may be of higher quality than the one already in the Archive. You can load the mpeg2 file into DVDAuthorGUI (a free program) and create a DVD to watch on your...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 11 reviews )
Topics: noir, Fritz Leiber, Charles Russell, Mary Beth Hughes
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Film Noir
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In a classic poverty-row noir, the protagonist struggles helplessly in the grip of inexorable fate. Currently rated 7.4 at the IMDB . This was the first poverty-row film chosen by the Library of Congress for its National Film Registry, in 1992. Don't miss it. The copy you find here is sharper than the two that have already been uploaded. And the mpeg2 file contains nav packets, so you can load it into DVDAuthorGUI (a free program) and quickly create a DVD to watch on your television.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 16 reviews )
Topics: noir, Tom Neal, Ann Savage, poverty row, suspense, P.R.C.
Film Noir
by Sam Spiegel
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Set Connecticut after World War II, The Stranger is a cat and mouse game between Wilson (Edward G. Robinson), a member of the Allied War Crimes Commission and Franz Kindler (Orson Welles), a Nazi who has assumed the false identity of Dr. Charles Rankin. To complete his new intelligentsia disguise, Kindler marries Mary Longstreet, daughter of a Supreme Court justice. Originally uploaded by k-otic.com
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: WWII, Suspense, Drama, Mystery
Film Noir
by Robert Florey
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NOTE: DESCRIPTION CORRECTED. This is about a crime fighting newspaperman. Brad McKay, played by Lee Tracy, whom I have never heard of, works with the police to solve a case involving $100k and some murders. He is wisecracking and thinks his way, rapidly, out of the surprises. Visit: VintageNewscast.com
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 11 reviews )
Topics: the pay off, vintage
Film Noir
by Steve Sekely
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"Harsh tale of an alienated criminal's attempt to impersonate his psychiatrist-double. Important fatalistic noir, with classy visuals and a very fine script that features a creative doppelganger theme." - noir expert Spencer Selby Also titled "Hollow Triumph". Cast: Paul Henreid, Joan Bennett, Eduard Franz, Leslie Brooks, John Qualen. 82 min.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topic: film noir, crime drama, joan bennett. the scar. hollow triumph
Film Noir
by Jack J. Gross
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A lawyer wins an a acquittal for his client, a woman accused of murder. After the verdict, he finds out that she indeed did commit the murder and manipulated him to win her acquittal.
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Topics: Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
Film Noir
by Donald Ginsberg
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World War II vet Frank Pryor (Lloyd Bridges) returns to London from America after six years to look up an old flame, Pauline French (Moira Lister), now a successful actress. As he and the other passengers deplane and walk across to the terminal, Frank pauses for a moment and asks the man beside him for a light. There's a gunshot and the man crumples to the ground, shot by a marksman with a high-powered rifle, an assassin with a limp. It's not long before Frank Pryor is up to his neck in...
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Topics: Crime, Drama, Lloyd Bridges
Film Noir
by Seymour Nebenzal, Eugene Frenke
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Returning a lost wallet gains unemployed veteran Chuck Scott (Robert Cummings) a job as chauffeur to Eddie Roman (Steve Cochran), a seeming gangster whose enemies have a way of meeting violent ends. The job proves nerve-wracking, and soon Chuck finds himself pledged to help Eddie's lovely, fearful, prisoner-wife Lorna (Michèle Morgan) to escape. The result leaves Chuck caught like a rat in a trap, vainly seeking a way out through dark streets. But the real chase begins when the strange plot...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 19 reviews )
Topics: Film-Noir, Peter Lorre
Film Noir
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favorite 53
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Top-of-the-line noir melodrama featuring Van Heflin, Barbara Stanwyck, Lizabeth Scott, and Kirk Douglas. Don't miss it. (The video is interlaced in the MPEG2 file. If viewing with VLC, deinterlace with menu-path Video/Deinterlace/Blend.) You can load the mpeg2 file into DVDAuthorGUI (a free program) and create a DVD to watch on your television.
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Topics: noir, Van Heflin, Lizabeth Scott
Film Noir
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New to betting on the horses, a middle-aged man has good fortune at first and thinks that gambling is a good source of income. Then his luck turns. Finding himself in dire financial straits, he is tempted to take money from the vault of the bank where he works. Currently rated 7.1 at the IMDB ( here ). (The video is interlaced in the MPEG2 file. If viewing with VLC, deinterlace with menu-path Video/Deinterlace/Blend.) You can load the mpeg2 file into DVDAuthorGUI (a free program) and quickly...
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Topics: betting, racing, bookie
Film Noir
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Sixth Lupino feature and first "Film noir" made by a woman ever. Hardly sentimental and sharp edged thriller with very modern filming. The paralysed "eyelid" thing is very clever too. more info on http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0045877/
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Ida, Lupino, Edmond, OBrien, Frank, LovejoyThriller, Suspens, Film, Noir, pdmovies
Film Noir
by Edward J. and Harry Lee Danziger
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St. Benny the Dip is blessed with a marvelous cast. Dick Haymes, Lionel Stander, and Cosmo Topper himself, Roland Young, play a trio of small time hoodlums who disguise themselves as priests to escape a police dragnet. Finding themselves in an abandoned Bowery mission, the threesome take their masquerade to extremes, holding services and feeding the poor. This marvelous tale of redemption also stars a luminous Nina Foch as love interest and Freddie Bartholomew in his final screen appearance....
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Topics: Comedy, Film-Noir
Film Noir
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Mary Beth Hughes, about to be married to Hugh Beaumont, receives a visit from his previous wife, who was presumed dead. And then the woman is found murdered. The video is interlaced in both the MPEG2 file and the Cinepack. If viewing with VLC, deinterlace with menu-path Video/Deinterlace/Blend.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 11 reviews )
Topics: Hugh Beaumont, Mary Beth Hughes, murder
Film Noir
by Hal Wallis Productions
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A ruthless, domineering woman is married to an alcoholic D.A., a childhood companion and the only living witness to her murder of her rich aunt seventeen years earlier.
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Topics: Film-Noir, Kirk Douglas, Movie Powder, avi
Film Noir
by Ben Stoloff
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1948 B thriller shot by renowned cinematographer John Alton , who was also involved with the following films already available on the archive: T-Men (1947), He walked by night (1948), Hollow triumph (aka The scar) (1948), The crooked way (1949), Reign of Terror (1949) and The big combo (1955). IMDB page: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0040829/ Two years after the accidental death of her husband, Christine Faber (Lynn Bari) is trying to put her life back together and move forward. However, strange...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 10 reviews )
Topics: Turhan Bey, Lynn Bari, Cathy O'Donnell, Richard Carlson, John Alton, Film Noir
Film Noir
by Producers Releasing Corporation
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In flashback, New York nightclub pianist Al Roberts hitchhikes to Hollywood to join his girl Sue. On a rainy night, the sleazy gambler he's riding with mysteriously dies; afraid of the police, Roberts takes the man's identity. But thanks to a blackmailing dame, Roberts' every move plunges him deeper into trouble... - IMDB Description
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: Mystery, Film-Noir, Movie Powder, avi
Film Noir
by Eugene Frenke
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Taken from IMDB : Chuck Scott gets a job as chauffeur to tough guy Eddie Roman; but Chuck's involvement with Eddie's fearful wife becomes a nightmare. Originally uploaded by www.k-otic.com
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Topic: Noir
The Video Cellar Collection
by Edward D Wood Jr
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Jail Bait (1954) Directed by Edward D Wood Jr. A Howco Release A vicious criminal uses plastic surgery to escape the police.This movie features Steve Reeves (undubbed). This is the original version of the film released in 1954. This film was registered for copyright (1954 LP3883) and never renewed. It entered the public domain on 1 January 1983.
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Topics: Edward D Wood Jr, Mystery, Crime Thriller, Steve Reeves, Delores Fuller, Lyle Talbot, Ed Wood
Film Noir
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A psychologically distraught woman is committed to a private sanitarium by the man whom she witnessed commit a murder. - IMDB Description
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Topics: Film-Noir, Vincent Price, Movie Powder, avi
Film Noir
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From IMDb : "A young man is wrongly convicted and sentenced to be executed. Reporters covering the execution relate the story, each from his own perspective." This film is already uploaded to the archives but was uploaded again so that viewers could enjoy the movie on line since the original file is not embedded into a player. Please note: This page wasn't created to impress anyone or compete with them, it was simply created so that others may be able to more easily enjoy the movie...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Topics: drama, film noir, Sally Parr, Patrick Waltz, Walter Reed
Film Noir
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A society reporter keeps herself in the headlines by marrying a series of wealthy men. They all die mysteriously afterwards though. Mystic Nights Videos
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Topics: Robert Paige, Leslie Brooks, Russ Vincent, Michael Whalen, Mystic Nights Videos
Film Noir
by Fritz Lang, Walter Wanger
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German director Fritz Lang is best known for the highly influential films from relatively early in his career, especially Metropolis (1927) and M (1931). But he also had a brief Hollywood heyday during the mid 1940s, when he made some of his best films. Scarlet Street has been claimed by film noir. This attribution is understandable. The lighting is dark, with heavy use of shadows. The characters are all shady as well. Kitty is certainly a femme fatale, although hints are dropped that she is an...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 29 reviews )
Topics: Film-Noir, Drama, Black Comedy, Fritz Lang
Film Noir
by Leo C. Popkin
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D.O.A. (1950) is a film noir drama film directed by Rudolph Maté, considered a classic of the stylistic genre. The frantically-paced plot revolves around a doomed man's quest to find out who has poisoned him – and why – before he dies. The film begins with a scene called "perhaps one of cinema's most innovative opening sequences" by a BBC reviewer. The scene is a long, behind-the-back tracking sequence featuring Frank Bigelow (O'Brien) walking through a hallway into a police...
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Topics: suspense, film noir, pdmovies
Film Noir
by Sam Spiegel
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Set Connecticut after World War II, The Stranger is a cat and mouse game between Wilson (Edward G. Robinson), a member of the Allied War Crimes Commission and Franz Kindler (Orson Welles), a Nazi who has assumed the false identity of Dr. Charles Rankin. To complete his new intelligentsia disguise, Kindler marries Mary Longstreet, daughter of a Supreme Court justice.
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Topics: Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller, pdmovies
Film Noir
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"Three gunmen, who have been hired to assassinate the President, hold a family hostage while waiting for their target. Interesting B film which focuses on psychopathic killer well-portrayed against type by Frank Sinatra." - noir expert Spencer Selby | Cast: Frank Sinatra, Sterling Hayden, James Gleason, Nancy Gates. 77 min.
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Topics: crime, drama, Frank Sinatra, Sterling Hayden, James Gleason, Nancy Gates, Kim Charney
Film Noir
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"Wealthy businessman survives attempt by wife to have him killed, makes it look like she succeeded and starts a new life in small town as auto mechanic. Variation on idea elevated to noir importance by The Killers (1946), where victim of femme fatale tries to abandon the city and his past identity." - noir expert Spencer Selby
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Topic: pdmovies
Film Noir
by Bryan Foy
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Gripping film noir crime drama about a manhunt for a ruthless killer who plays a deadly cat and mouse game with the police. Starring Richard Basehart, Scott Brady, Whit Bissell, and Jack Webb, this movie was the basis for "Dragnet". Watch for Whit Bissell, the unsung but solid bit player who has appeared in hundreds of films and TV shows
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Topics: crime drama, manhunt, film noir
Film Noir
by Martin Mooney
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A society reporter (Leslie Brooks) keeps herself in the headlines by marrying a series of wealthy men, all of whom die under mysterious circumstances
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Topics: Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Film Noir
by Sol Lesser
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Curiosity propels two teens, Meg and Nath (Allene Roberts and Lon McCallister) to explore an apparently abandoned house in the countryside. Of course they are warned to stay away from the secluded place.
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Topics: Thriller, Film-Noir, Mystery
Film Noir
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"Man is involved in two freakish accidents that make him look like a murderer. Poverty row masterwork that is the most precise elucidation of the noir theme of explicit fatalism." - noir expert Spencer Selby | Cast: Tom Neal, Ann Savage, Claudia Drake, Edmund MacDonald. | A B-movie, it was shot in six days. The film, budgeted for $89,000 and ended up costing $117,000 to make.
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Topics: Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller
Feature Films
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A light-hearted P.R.C. film.
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Topics: Dave O'Brien, Kay Aldridge, Guinn "Big Boy" Williams, PRC, P.R.C.
Feature Films
by Charles R. Rogers Productions
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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0039365/ The rise and rise of the Fabulous Dorsey brothers is charted in this delightful whymsical step down memory lane. Lots of fun watching Hollywood's more than creative version of their careers. one of only about three or four films ("I Dood It", "The Fleet's In") with the great Bob Eberle, a truly class act who never minded that his paperboy spent his tip money on Roy Orbison and Paul Anka records.
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Topics: Big band, Dorsey Brothers, Bob Eberle, Tommy Dorsey, musical, biography
Classic TV
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'The Beulah Show' was the first TV series to feature an African American woman in the lead role. This episode is called "The Waltz". The show starred Hattie McDaniel. It's commonly believed that most episodes of this show were destroyed. The show was controversial for claims of "racial stereotyping", though to be honest, I could think of plenty of shows that did the same thing years later without complaint.
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Topics: Classic TV, African American, Controversial, Maid, Retro, 50's, 1950's, Fifties
Feature Films
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Davey Fenwick leave for college on a scholarship. He hopes to return on day to help the coal miners with their unsafe working conditions. He falls in love with Jenny and marries her but realizes to late that she still loves her old boyfriend. Mystic Nights Videos
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Topics: Michael Redgrave, Margaret Lockwood, Emlyn Williams, Nancy Price, Allan Jeayes, Edward Rigby,...